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Address: No.202 Yangyu Alley, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215002, China
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Small but great architecture

Very famous museum in China, not for the exhibits, but for the architecture. After the tour, I have to say the museum is a truly must-do in Suzhou. The relics and art piece on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pudding20142014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very famous museum in China, not for the exhibits, but for the architecture. After the tour, I have to say the museum is a truly must-do in Suzhou. The relics and art piece on display were amazing and they were a good way to learn about the city and China. Besides, the museum itself was beautiful, sustainable and in harmony... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This museum is a East meet West kind of design. Very pleasant visit with nice picture moments in the compound and of course exhibits within the halls. There is a nice cafeteria in the museum as well.

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Thank TJX05
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

After visiting the Humble Administrators Gardens, we stumbled upon this nondescript museum when we were backing to the car. It is through a side door in the stretch if wall from the HA Gardens. The museum traces the history of gardens in Suzhou. It provides much information on how the gardens were conceived and created through thousands of years. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

From here you can learn about the history of Suzhou Garden, so you can the best or most special part of every garden, and if you don't know which one to visit, by visiting here, you can make your decision according to your own interest.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Good place for historians, Shows some basic history of Suzhou and it's development with Singapore investment. Don't waste your time, if you have anything else to do

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Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Squeezed between Suzhou Museum and the Humble Administrator's Garden, the Suzhou Garden Museum gives a free introduction to the gardens of Suzhou, explains why and how they came to be, and includes interesting old photograps depicting what states of disrepair they fell into before they were restored. The museum is small and unlikely to detain you for long. It has... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is one of the best attractions in Suzhou. IM pei designed the grounds and it is a modern building. Everytime i go back little changes are made. I love the history of the relics and the water surrounding the bamboo. Admission is free most of the time and its worth a visit

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The museum holds the history of gardening in China, lots of replicas and miniatures. Bonsai garden in the museum is good.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Although this garden is listed on Unesco Heritage sites, I was expecting a garden and not rocks. The best part of the garden is the Bonsai garden.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

it's by a Chinese famous designer who was born in Suzhou, it's his last work. and no ticket needed, it's free, and not crowded. I like the place, like looking at the history pieces one by one.

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